Goshen's new president knows the campus well: her father once held the job

When college presidency becomes the family business, leadership requires balancing. Walking in your father’s shoes while paving your own path has benefits -- and possible pitfalls.

Interest in Tenn.'s tuition-free program for adult students exceeds expectations

The state expands tuition-free scholarship beyond traditional-age students -- as other states follow suit -- and gets a larger than anticipated response from adult workers.

William R. Harvey marks 40 years as Hampton University president amid questions about proton therapy institute and daughter as Title IX coordinator

William Harvey can point to substantial growth in enrollment and finances, but celebrations of his successes come amid student complaints, financial concerns about one of his signature projects and questions about family members employed by the university.

How Lawrence University is pushing to meet students' full financial need

How Lawrence University, without a mega-endowment, is raising money to join a small group of institutions.

New president at College of New Rochelle faces lingering challenges

College of New Rochelle wants to move forward with new president, but questions about past financial troubles remain -- and an outcry over old layoffs lingers.

President Trump holds forth on community colleges, campus politics

President Trump, in forum on issues facing young people, extols vocational training and repeats comments that many educators said reflected ignorance of the two-year sector. He also says he is more popular on college campuses than most realize.

Interview with Hanna Holborn Gray on her memoir

Hanna Holborn Gray, who led Yale and the University of Chicago in eras of overt sexism, discusses her new memoir -- and her advice for a new generation of women rising through the ranks.

Sewanee debates honor for Charlie Rose, sin, forgiveness and harassment


Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

Leave for a president raises question of whether college leaders should hug employees

A president is on leave over allegations that include unwanted hugging. Should college leaders stick to handshakes?

Colleges keep hiring experienced presidents, even in their 60s and 70s

Administrators in their 60s and 70s keep snagging prestigious university presidencies. Some see a roadblock rising in front of a new generation of more diverse leaders, while others believe boards are valuing experience and wisdom.


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